Justice for All - Prison Fellowship Ethiopia

Contract partner: Justice for All - Prison Fellowship EthiopiaCountry: Äthiopien Funding amount: € 250.000,00Project start: 01.01.2006End: 31.12.2010

Short Description:

Overall goal

The NGO is working to improve the living condition for prisoners. It concentrates on awareness creation for human rights including women's rights, improved management and information system of prisons, initiates legislative reforms in relation to prisoners' handling, develop the efficiency and leadership capacity of prisons and law enforcement officials. PFE is working with prisons in Oromiya, Amhara, Tigray, SNNPR, Gambella, Afar, Benishangul, Somali and Harari regions.

The current project is supported by a group of donors (Austria, DFID, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. Danish Embassy and CIDA are also in the process of joining this consortium).

The overall objectives of the project include the following:

+ Ensure that those involved in the criminal justice sectors have the opportunity to enrich their knowledge of human rights as well as good governance so that they play their due role in the context of the Ethiopian Constitution, UN declarations and global good practice

+ Enhance quality prison service delivery, ensure due process, and reduce the abuse of human rights in general and prisoners' rights in particular

+ Encourage the compassionate treatment of people in detention with an eye to their reintegration to society.

Physical improvements in the prisions made pay attention to environmental sound technologies.

Vorgängervertrag 2014-05/2005

project number2475-00/2006
source of fundingOEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
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